Caroline Goldsmith, Monticello Member Since February 2018 Artist Statement Award winning artist and signature member of IPAP. Member of Oil Painters Of America and exhibited at their National Annual Museum Show 2021. Caroline is an impressionist temperature painter who excels at plein air oil painting. She has beautiful color and tone interplay with great abstract shape brushwork. Being outside evokes all kinds of responses that impact her work. Something extraordinary occurs as she converses with the landscape and paints. She works being mindful of capturing the light and atmosphere along with her natural response to her subject. Her goal is to share an appreciation of the beauty, joy and awe that surrounds us every day on this earth. Caroline says “there is nothing better than watching the joy light up in a visitors face as they study the artwork and enjoy the experience."